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"Lotto" carpet, late XVI century, Western Turkey, Ushak Region, Ottoman Empire. Shortened in size, 245x359cm (8'1"x11'9"). One of the best examples of "Anatolian" style Ushak rugs. It was in the possession of the Montagu family by the end of the 16th century and may have been one of the models for the European "Anatolian" style carpets commissioned in 1580s. The Duke of Buccleuch, Boughton House, Northamptonshire, inv. no. 68-501


Boughton House, Northamptonshire